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Legislation has been subjected to frequent change in recent years. In this fast paced environment, our team is committed to staying abreast of changes to ensure you are given the most current and accurate advice. This ensures you achieve compliance with relevant legislation and your applications are fast tracked.

See below recent industry updates.

liquor licence qld

Digital IDs

July 31st, 2018|QLD|

23 July 2018 Licensees in QLD can now accept digital versions of approved IDs as acceptable evidence of age under the Liquor Act 1992, including for the purposes of ID scanning.   New ID forms accepted: SA driver licence: my.sa.gov.au/faq.html Australia Post Keypass: www.digitalid.com.au/accept note: NSW Government has also announced

New Motorcycle gangs outlawed in Queensland

July 31st, 2018|QLD|

The Liquor Regulation 2002 now identifies the following oganisations as outlaw motorcycle gangs: - Mongrel Mob; and - Satudurah We recommend to familiarise you and your staff with all outlawed motor cycle criminal gangs: Logos of identified OMCGs It is a requirement under the Liquor Regulation 2002 and the Serious

Registration of Financial Interests – Fast facts

June 20th, 2018|QLD|

Cost: $89.00 It is a mandatory requirement to register a an owner, lessee, lessor and/or mortgagee of a licensed premises as per section 44A(2) of the Liquor Act 1992. Likewise, a registered interest must notify the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation if the entity ceases to hold interest in

Interim authorities (liquor licence)

June 20th, 2018|QLD|

131A Decision by commissioner on application to continue trading in certain circumstances If an applicant is the occupier or is entitled to possession of the licensed premises, the commissioner may authorise the applicant to conduct business on licensed premises under authority of the licence on an interim basis. – The

Gaming Machine Site Licenses – Operating Authorities

June 20th, 2018|QLD|

Fast facts Importantly, section 109 of Gaming Machine Act 1991 states that “An encumbrance to the extent it is an operating authority is of no effect”. As such, if a tenant is a licensee and their lease/agreement is terminated the freehold owner or mortgagee has no rights to the operating

E-Cigarettes

June 20th, 2018|QLD|

There have been an increasing number of inquiries about the legality of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) 'smoking' on licensed premises. E-cigarettes have become popular over recent years as a substitute for tobacco, and have been marketed as a 'harm reduction' device and quit smoking aid. An e-cigarette contains three essential components: